If you’re looking to buy a Windows-based laptop this holiday season, here’s something to consider: We in the industry know that most people who buy laptops keep and use them, on average, for 4.5 years. Over the last 15 years or so, the laptop form factor has stayed pretty much the same; the only thing people had to really consider was price, weight, screen size and processor.
But with the entry of products called two-in-ones and convertibles, the definition of a laptop is getting cloudy. These are products that can be either a tablet or a laptop based on their configurations. Starting this holiday, Intel and its partners are beginning a strong campaign to push two-in-ones and convertibles using the slogan “a tablet when you want it, and a laptop when you need it.”
There are over a couple of dozen to choose from now, but at the upcoming Consumer…
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